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by Mori, Yūzan, -1917
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Title from daisen on cover
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Themes, motives, Waves in art
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by Jones, Owen, 1809-1874; Bedford, Francis, 1816-1894; Waring, J. B. (John Burley), 1823-1875; Westwood, J. O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893; Wyatt, M. Digby (Matthew Digby), Sir, 1820-1877; Sky Meadow Bindery, binder. DSI
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statement of responsibility: by Owen Jones; illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament. One hundred folio plates, drawn on stone by F. Bedford, and printed in colours by Day and Son
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design, Decoration and ornament
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by Mori, Yūzan, -1917
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Title from daisen on cover
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Themes, motives, Waves in art
statement of responsibility: collected from most authentick authors, augmented with later observations, and adorn'd with maps and sculptures by John Ogilby
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by Butterick Publishing Company
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Topic: Knitting
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Description based on surrogate of: 1901 (monthly issues bound together subsequent to publication)
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Artists
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by Mori, Yūzan, -1917
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Title from daisen on cover
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Themes, motives, Waves in art
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by Waring, Mary E
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Topic: Embroidery
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by New York Embroidery House
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Cover title
Topic: Embroidery
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ANTH copy 39088014694392 Bequest from the library of William C. Sturtevant
Topic: Indian embroidery
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Bibliothèque D.M.C
Topic: Embroidery
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by Speck, Frank Gouldsmith. 1881-1950
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Topics: Beothuk Indians, Micmac Indians, Indians of North America
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Grasset, Eugène, 1841-1917; Verneuil, M. P. (Maurice Pillard), 1869-1942, ill
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statement of responsibility: sous la direction de M. Eugène Grasset
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Flowers in art
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by Whall, W. B; Whall, R. H
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Topic: Sea songs
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by French, Hollis, 1868-1940; Walpole Society (U.S.)
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At head of title: The Walpole society
Topics: Silverwork, Hallmarks
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Supplement to: Smithsonian year, 1985-
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
Includes index
Topics: Pottery, Porcelain, Monograms
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by Toriyama, Sekien, 1712-1788
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statement of responsibility: [Toriyama Sekien Toyofusa ga]
Topic: Monsters in art
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Design Digitized: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Library’s Rare Books, Smithsonian Institution Libraries, was supported in part by funds from the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) through the New York State Regional Bibliographic Databases Program
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Topic: Alhambra (Granada, Spain)
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Bibliothèque D.M.C
Topic: Embroidery
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by Goubaud, Adolphe, Madame
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Running title: Guipure d'art
Topic: Battenberg lace
Topics: Embroidery, Alphabets
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by Allen, William Francis, 1830-1889; Ware, Charles Pickard, 1840-1921; Garrison, Lucy McKim, 1842-1877
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Unaccompanied melodies
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Topics: African Americans, Folk music, Folk songs, English, Spirituals (Songs), Slaves
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by Smithsonian Institution
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Produced from electronic files provided by the bureaus and offices of the Smithsonian Institution
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
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by Huden, John Charles, 1899-; Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
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Bibliography: p.387-394
Topics: Names, Indian, Names, Geographical
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by Day, Lewis Foreman, 1845-1910
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Topic: Alphabets
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Volume title pages, -v. 3, The decorator's assistant and weekly record of painting, sculpture, popular science &ct.; v. 4-5, The decorator's assistant
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament, Art
Topic: Architecture, Domestic
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by Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627; Thackston, W. M. (Wheeler McIntosh), 1944-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 480-482) and index
Topic: Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627
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by Wandle, Jennie Taylor
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On cover: Metropolitan art series. vol. 6, no. 2, May 1901
Topic: Drawn-work
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by Wilkie, Harriet Cushman
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Topic: Embroidery
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Bibliothèque D.M.C
Topic: Embroidery
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by Arthur, Anne Knox
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Topic: Embroidery
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by Burton, William, 1863-; Hobson, R. L. (Robert Lockhart), 1872-1941
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"Works of reference consulted": p. [xii]
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Topic: Pottery
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by Springer, Jaro, 1856-1915; International Chalcographical Society
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Also published in German in the same year: Gothische Alphabete
Topics: Alphabets, Lettering, Initials, Illumination of books and manuscripts, E. S., Meister, active 15th...
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Cover-title: Jacobean embroidery and traditional designs
Topic: Embroidery, English
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by Smithsonian Institution
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Produced from electronic files provided by the bureaus and offices of the Smithsonian Institution
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Clocks and watches, Clock and watch makers
Topic: Macramé
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Cover title
Topic: Lace and lace making
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by Haeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919; Bibliographisches Institut (Leipzig, Germany)
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statement of responsibility: von Prof. Dr. Ernst Haeckel
Topic: Natural history
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Description based on surrogate of: 1901 (monthly issues bound together subsequent to publication)
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Artists
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by King, Jeanne Snodgrass, 1927-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 264-269)
Topics: Indians of North America, Indian art
Books 1-2 and books 3-5 are paged continuously
Topics: Geometry, Music
Topics: Plate, Goldwork, Silverwork, Hallmarks
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v. : 29 cm
Topics: Aeronautics, Periodicals, Aeronautics -- Italy -- Periodicals
viii, 303, [1] p., [25] leaves of plates : 29 cm
Topics: Sewing, Knitting
statement of responsibility: revis'd, design'd, and publish'd by Giacomo Leoni ... ; translated from the Italian original
Topic: Architecture
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890; Dollfus-Mieg & Cie
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Première-2me série: 14 x 21 cm
Topic: Embroidery
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by Nash, Joseph, 1809-1878; Haghe, Louis, 1806-1885; Roberts, David, 1796-1864; Dickinson Brothers (Firm)
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statement of responsibility: from the originals painted for H.R.H. Prince Albert, by Messrs. Nash, Haghe and Roberts, R.A. ; published under the express sanction of His Royal Highness Prince Albert, president of the Royal Commission, to whom the work is, by permission, dedicated
Topic: Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England)
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by Wilson, Winifred H., 1874-; Willcox, Marshall Bidwell, 1866-
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On cover: M.B. Willcox, his leather book
Topic: Leatherwork
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by Laing, J. J; Bradley, John William, 1830-1916. Manual of illuminations
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16th thousand
Topic: Illumination of books and manuscripts
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Church decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament, Medieval,...
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[186] leaves in various foliations : 30 x 38 cm. (fol.)
Topics: Engraving, Engraving, Belgian, Inventions, Christian ethics, Conduct of life, Silkworms, Industrial...
statement of responsibility: by Thomas Chippendale
Topic: Furniture
96 pages : 15 x 24 cm
Topics: Penmanship, Study and teaching, Penmanship -- Study and teaching
Vol. 1 is mainly explanatory text with an "Introduction générale" by the author dated "Juin 1887." Vols. 2-6, each with half-title only, are mainly plates accompanied by descriptive text and were published in 20 "livraisons," 1877-1886
Topics: Costume, Costume
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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At head of title: L'art chrétien en Egypte
Topics: Coptic embroidery, Embroidery
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by Hardouin, G
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Cover title
Topics: Netting, Fancy work
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Includes transfer patterns
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by Hardouin, G; Manufacture Parisienne des Cotons L.V. et M.F.A
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Cover title
Topics: Irish crochet lace, Lace and lace making
Topic: Igbo (African people)
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by United States. Patent Office
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Vols. for 1966- issued in 2 pts: pt. 1, List of patentees; pt. 2, Index to subjects of invention
Topic: Patents
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by Bowes, James Lord, 1834-1899
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Topics: Pottery, Pottery, Japanese
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v. :
Topics: Aeronautics, Aeronautics -- Periodicals
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by Stuart, James, 1713-1788; Revett, Nicholas, 1720-1804; Newton, William, 1735-1790, . ed; Reveley, Willey, d. 1799; Woods, Joseph, 1776-1864; Cockerell, C. R. (Charles Robert), 1788-1863; Kinnard, W. (William), d. 1839; Donaldson, Thomas Leverton, 1795-1885; Jenkins, William; Railton, W. (William), d. 1877
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statement of responsibility: measvred and delineated by James Stvart ... and Nicholas Revett
Topics: Architecture, Architecture
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by Aldrovandi, Ulisse, 1522-1605?, author; Bernia, Marco Antonio, active 1638-1661, publisher; Tebaldini, Nicolò, active 1602-1649, printer; Coriolano, Giovanni Battista, -1649, engraver; Ambrosini, Bartolommeo, 1588-1657. Paralipomena accuratissima historiae omnium animalium; Hoeven, J. van der, (Physician), active 1923, former owner; Beckwith, J. Bruce, 1933-, donor; Browning, Nancy Gay, donor; Saintyves, P. (Pierre), 1870-1935, bookseller; Jeremy Norman & Co., bookseller; Beckwith-Browning-Peterson Teratology Collection (Smithsonian Libraries)
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2 volumes in 1 : 36 cm (folio)
Topics: Teratology, Monsters, Human anatomy, Abnormalities, Human, Animals, Abnormalities, Plants, Natural...
Vol. 1 is mainly explanatory text with an "Introduction générale" by the author dated "Juin 1887." Vols. 2-6, each with half-title only, are mainly plates accompanied by descriptive text and were published in 20 "livraisons," 1877-1886
Topics: Costume, Costume
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Supplement to: Smithsonian year, 1985-
Topic: Smithsonian Institution
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by University of Michigan. Center for Chinese Studies; Freer Gallery of Art; University of Michigan. Department of the History of Art
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Issued by the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution and Department of the History of Art, University of Michigan
Topics: Islamic art, Art, Asian, Art
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by Furuya, Kōrin, 1875-1910
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Cover title
Topics: Design, Themes, motives, Decoration and ornament, Clouds in art, Clouds in art
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by Rosenberg, Marc, 1852-1930
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Topics: Hallmarks, Goldwork
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by Morvillo, Anthony, author; Scott, H. L., former owner. DSI; St. Ignatius Mission Print, publisher
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Attributed to Anthony Morvillo
Topics: Nez Percé language, English language
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by University of Michigan. Center for Chinese Studies; Freer Gallery of Art; University of Michigan. Department of the History of Art
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Issued by the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution and Department of the History of Art, University of Michigan
Topics: Islamic art, Art, Asian, Art